Rep.-elect Luke Letlow died from heart attack after procedure related to coronavirus

Louisiana Republican Rep.-elect Luke Letlow died of a heart attack after a procedure related to COVID-19, according to the chancellor of the hospital he was admitted to.

LSU Health Shreveport Chancellor G.E. Ghali told the Monroe News-Star that Letlow, 41, experienced the heart attack following a hospital procedure related to the virus.

“It’s devastating to our entire team,” Ghali told the outlet, adding that Letlow had no underlying conditions.

“It was just COVID,” the chancellor said.

LSU Health directed Fox News to Letlow family spokesperson Andrew Bautsch, who did not immediately respond to a request for more information.

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